State law addresses body mass index screening or requires height AND weight measurement.
SC MASS SCREENING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR
SC DHEC recommends BMI screenings for students in grades 5, 8, and at least once in grades 9-12
South Carolina Academic Standard for Physical Education
Grades 3 – 5 Standard 3: The physically literate individual achieves and maintains a health-enhancing level of physical activity fitness. (Psychomotor Domain)
Indicators 5-3.4 Achieve the age- and gender-specific health-related physical fitness Standard defined by a state-approved fitness assessment (including Fitnessgram).